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Category Archives: Car Seats

How do you install a car seat in a taxicab?


If you’re not going to hold your baby in your arms while riding in your own car, you’re certainly not going to do it while zooming around New York City in a yellow cab. Cabs in some states are legally exempt from car seat laws that apply to regular cars, but it doesn’t matter – your kid isn’t safe without ... Read More »

Infant car seats: the best of 2016 at Magic Beans

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When asked to write about the best infant car seats of 2016, the first brand that popped to mind immediately was Nuna. The Nuna Pipa Infant Car Seat has not only dominated our infant car seats sales in 2015, but has changed the game for all infant car seats. It’s light (only 7.7 pounds), it’s narrow, it’s so easy to install ... Read More »

Convertible car seats: the best of 2016 at Magic Beans

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    Buying your first convertible car seat can be a stressful process, especially considering this is the seat that your child will likely spend the longest number of years in. You want to be comfortable with your purchase and pick something that is safe and that you trust, but sometimes other factors can interfere: for instance, what type of ... Read More »

Enter to win a Britax Boulevard ClickTight Convertible Car Seat!


ENTER NOW Everybody loves free stuff, even handsome Hollywood stars.* And free stuff comes in extra-handy when you’ve got kids: babies need a LOT of gear. So we’ve decided to add some excitement to your new year with some great giveaways, and the first prize in our Warm Up Your Winter With Giveaways promo is a true classic: the Britax Boulevard ... Read More »

Meet the seats: Convertible car seats from Diono


So you’re looking for a convertible car seat and you’ve heard of this popular brand called Diono. You’ve gone to their website (, marveled at their user-friendly and clear-cut website, and admired the stamps for the multitude of awards the brand has acquired over the years. But… how do you choose which Diono seat is right for you? There are ... Read More »

Stroller travel systems: you can mix and match!

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When you, the parent in search of a baby stroller, come across the phrase “Travel System,” what you have encountered is a single company and/or brand advertising that their infant car seat can neatly plug into their stroller. It’s a great feature: this means that you can transfer your baby from the car to the stroller and back without undoing ... Read More »

Britax ClickTight Convertible Car Seats: What’s the difference?

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Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email to claim yours. Act now!   If you’re reading this blog then it’s likely that you’ve decided that you want to buy a Britax ClickTight convertible car seat. The question is: which one? On the Britax website, you can see this comparison chart with the 3 Britax Car seats that are carried by Magic ... Read More »

VIDEO: How to choose an infant car seat

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The first instinct of every new parent is protectiveness – your baby is so tiny! So cute! So fragile! So YOURS! So naturally, you want the very best safety equipment for your baby when they arrive. However, as with all baby gear, “the best” is subjective when it comes to car seats. No two families are alike, and there are ... Read More »